Fake Apps

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Watch out! Fake Android apps detected with over 50,000 downloads

26 Dec 2018

Watch out! Fake Android apps detected with over 50,000 downloads

Despite Google's rigorous efforts, malicious apps keep slipping into the Play Store, every now and then.

Beware! These health websites have been declared 'fake' by government

17 Dec 2018

Beware! These health websites have been declared 'fake' by government

Nowadays, fake websites are becoming an increasingly annoying menace. There are fake websites of almost everything, including banks, universities, job portals, government schemes, etc. While some are harmless, others are used by fraudsters to dupe people.

ICICI, HDFC customers, beware! Fake Android apps targeting sensitive data

30 Jul 2018

ICICI, HDFC customers, beware! Fake Android apps targeting sensitive data

Customers of ICICI, HDFC and RBL, beware: bogus banking apps for these banks have been released on Google Play, which can dupe you of your money.

12 'much-needed' features we want to see in WhatsApp

20 Jul 2018

12 'much-needed' features we want to see in WhatsApp

WhatsApp is undoubtedly the most popular instant messaging app with over 1.5bn users worldwide.

Fake retail vouchers are being circulated on WhatsApp

09 Jul 2018

Fake retail vouchers are being circulated on WhatsApp

According to reports, several cases of fake retail vouchers being circulated on WhatsApp have surfaced in the last couple of months.

Beware! A fake WhatsApp app has surfaced online

05 Apr 2018

Beware! A fake WhatsApp app has surfaced online

Given WhatsApp's unanimous and popular hold on the world of instant messaging, a number of fake versions of the app keep circulating from time to time.

Apple rejecting third-party apps that are using its emojis

09 Feb 2018

Apple rejecting third-party apps that are using its emojis

According to reports, Apple is rejecting apps from the App Store that are using its emoji set outside the keyboard.

Beware of fake RBI websites. Here's how

09 Feb 2018

Beware of fake RBI websites. Here's how

Dear readers, beware.

Google removes fake version of WhatsApp from Play Store

06 Feb 2018

Google removes fake version of WhatsApp from Play Store

Google has removed a fraudulent version of WhatsApp from its Play Store which was downloaded by millions of people.